A restaurant worker grills lamb while people eat at a Muslim restaurant in Yiwu, Zhejiang province. Photo: AFP

Roadblocks and detours aplenty on China’s New Silk Road

Robert Bianchi says reality is setting in three years after the launch of China’s grandiose plans to unite continents and oceans, as it struggles to cope with the complex diplomacy that comes with it

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A restaurant worker grills lamb while people eat at a Muslim restaurant in Yiwu, Zhejiang province. Photo: AFP
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